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DAVID VILLA RETIRES AT 37, BUYS USL TEAM, QUEENSBORO FC

David Villa, Spain's all-time top goalscorer, has announced his retirement aged 37. The ex-Barcelona star had been playing for Japanese side Vissel Kobe since the start of the year, but has now announced he will be walking away from the sport. In a press conference, Villa confirmed he had chosen to retire at the end of

LA LIGA WANTS BARCA AND REAL MADRID TO MOVE CLASICO FROM CAMP NOU TO BERNABEU AMID CATALAN PROTESTS

Spanish League Football Associaton has handed both Real Madrid and Barcelona a request to reschedule the October 26 El Clasico game from Camp Nou to Bernabeu due to increasing protests that surrounds the Independence of Catalonia from Spain. The La Liga FA believes the fixture needs to be reversed amid fears that planned demonstrations could

Norway ends Spain’s perfect record; Italy book spot

Norway ended Spain's perfect record with a 1-1 draw in their UEFA Euro qualifier as Sergio Ramos overtook Iker Casillas' record of most appearances for Spain. On the other hand, Italy qualified for next year's championships. Sergio Ramos was seconds away from celebrating his record for most

Spain, Italy start Euro 2020 qualifying with wins

Spain and Italy both started their campaigns to qualify for the 2020 European Championships with wins over Scandinavian visitors on Saturday Spain needed to be bailed out by a veteran. Italy got a boost from some new faces. The former European champions started their campaigns to

Paco Alcacer making most of 2nd chance with Spain

Close to seeing his career stagnate, Paco Alcacer is making the most of a second chance to become Spain’s top striker. Alcacer scored twice in his first appearance for Spain in two-and-a-half years to lead a 4-1 away win at Wales in a friendly last week. On Monday, the former Barcelona

Paco Alcacer double helps Spain ease to Victory over Wales

Spain continued their sparkling start to life under Luis Enrique with a 4-1 win away to Wales in a friendly on Thursday helped by two goals from Paco Alcacer as they earned a third straight win since their former Barcelona manager took charge. Alcacer continued his rampant form by smashing the

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